Ashkenazi first Australian to podium in AMA Supercross series

Australian Supercross Champion Kim Ashkenazi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy8DYX18my8 Photos: [Left]  1994 Australian Supercross Masters Champion Kim Ashkenazi in action.  After a one-off ride that year in the United States, Ashkenazi returned to the US to contest the entire AMA 125cc SX West  series in 1996, creating history in Denver to become the …

Motocross Champion Pace

New South Wales Motocross Champion Mark Pace Photos: [Clockwise] In 1978, professional motocross rider Mark Pace from New South Wales was sponsored by Kentucky Fried  Chicken for the Mr. Motocross series; a KFC promotion with Mark and the KFC Superchook, and Mark was third in Round 1 at Tivoli (QLD) behind …

Neil Hudson dominates 1976 International Motocross Tour in Australia

Hudson dominates Australian International MX Tour Photos:  Young British Maico rider Neil Hudson on his way to winning the International Motocross event at Wonthaggi , Victoria in 1976 (by Greg Gibson) Young British motocross rider Neil Hudson upstages World Champion down under Teenage sensation Neil Hudson (who was born on 24 …

Keller wins 1986 Sydney Supercross Masters, first indoors

Keller wins 1986 Sydney Supercross Masters indoors Photos:  [Left] 1986 Supercross Masters podium at the Sydney Entertainment Centre – American Jo Jo Keller (1st) , Guy Cooper, USA (3rd, far right) with Jeff Leisk (WA, 3rd); and [right] Keller entertaining the  massive crowd after his big win (by Mika Manninen) American …

Jett Lawrence crowned 2023 World 450 SuperMotocross Champion

SuperMotocross World Champion Jett Lawrence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TocNaHEa9zIhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qsFYBW7hVA Photo:  2023 World Super Moto Cross Champion 450 – Jett Lawrence, Australia; and Videos –  SuperMotocross 450 and 250 Highlights, Los Angeles. Jett Lawrence wins SuperMotocross 450 World Championship to win 3 titles in 2023 Congratulations to Jett Lawrence from Queensland who, on Saturday, …

McFarlane 2005 Runner-up MX2 World Champion

McFarlane Runner-up World MX2 Champion Photos:  [Left] Queensland motocross rider Andrew McFarlane (Yamaha) acknowledges the spectators as he wins the British MX2 Grand Prix at Matchams on 6 June 2005 and led the World Championship;  [Centre] In action at European round at Teutschenthal in Germany; and [Right] the presentation ceremony. McFarlane …

Warren and Leisk create history in AMA 125cc Motocross round at Hollister

Warren and Leisk create history at Hollister Photos: In 1986  American Kawasaki rider Eddie Warren (Top right) and Australian Honda rider Jeff Leisk (Main picture and bottom right) finished 1-3 at the inaugural National AMA 125cc Motocross round at the Hollister Hills OHV Park circuit  in the United States. Warren …

Australian Supercross Champion Troy Dorron

Australian Supercross Champion Troy Dorron Photos:  [Left} Australian Motocross Legend  Craig Dack leads fellow Yamaha rider – young Troy Dorron – at a Supercross in 1991;  and [Centre and Right] In 1999 Dorron won both the Australian 125cc Motocross and Supercross Championships, his first National titles at senior level. Troy Dorron …

Hunter Lawrence third in World Junior Motocross Championship in Spain

Lawrence third at 2015 World Junior Motocross Titles Photo: [Left]  Australia, led by Hunter Lawrence, finished third in the Junior Nations Title at the 2015 FIM World Junior Motocross Championship in Spain; and [Right] the young Queenslander celebrating his  third-placed podium finish after his final race at El Molar in Spain (By …

McFarlane wins his first Grand Prix

McFarlane wins first Grand Prix at Gallarate in Italy Photos:  [Left] Queenslander Andrew McFarlane (Yamaha) on his way to winning the  2004 Italian MX2 Grand Prix at Gallarate; [centre] at the press conference after his victory with Italian Yamaha riders Claudio Federici  (left) and Alessio Chiodi (right);  and [right] Andrew celebrating …